ERIC Number: ED415373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Sterling Municipal Library Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LCSA) Title VI Library Literacy Program.
Sterling Municipal Library, Baytown, TX.
The Sterling Municipal Library (Baytown, Texas) has conducted an adult literacy project since 1986. The project provides uses Literacy Volunteers of America methodology to teach basic reading as well as English as a second language to all adults with low literacy skills who request the services. No fees are charged for the services. A special collection of reading materials is also available to promote independent learning. A grant allowed the project to accomplish the following: (1) fund a part-time literacy specialist position; (2) provide printing costs for a student literary publication; (3) expand two intergenerational satellite facilities; and (4) provide instructional materials, dictionaries, and supplemental reading materials. The project was especially successful in implementing its family literacy program and providing materials for parents and children. (Appended to this report are a tutor survey, program newsletter, book lists, and samples of the student publication, "Brighter Horizons.") (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Family Literacy, Family Programs, Instructional Materials, Library Extension, Library Role, Literacy Education, Parent Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Reading Instruction, Recruitment, Student Recruitment, Teaching Methods, Tutors, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Sterling Municipal Library, Baytown, TX.
Note: For a related document, see ED 379 498.